Britons are set to flee freezing temperatures in record numbers after airports and tour operators reported a last-minute surge in bookings.
Almost 2 million will fly out over the weekend, a 30% rise on the annual average.
As travellers go in search of the sun, the most popular destinations include Spain, Tunisia, Egypt and Florida.
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